Psalms Chapter 116 Bible in Basic English

Psalms 116:1

I have given my love to the Lord, because he has given ear to the voice of my cry and my prayer.

Psalms 116:2

He has let my request come before him, and I will make my prayer to him all my days.

Psalms 116:3

The nets of death were round me, and the pains of the underworld had me in their grip; I was full of trouble and sorrow.

Psalms 116:4

Then I made my prayer to the Lord, saying, O Lord, take my soul out of trouble.

Psalms 116:5

The Lord is full of grace and righteousness; truly, he is a God of mercy.

Psalms 116:6

The Lord keeps the simple; I was made low, and he was my saviour.

Psalms 116:7

Come back to your rest, O my soul; for the Lord has given you your reward.

Psalms 116:8

You have taken my soul from the power of death, keeping my eyes from weeping, and my feet from falling.

Psalms 116:9

I will go before the Lord in the land of the living.

Psalms 116:10

I still had faith, though I said, I am in great trouble;

Psalms 116:11

Though I said in my fear, All men are false.

Psalms 116:12

What may I give to the Lord for all the good things which he has done for me?

Psalms 116:13

I will take the cup of salvation, and give praise to the name of the Lord.

Psalms 116:14

I will make the offering of my oath to the Lord, even before all his people.

Psalms 116:15

Dear in the eyes of the Lord is the death of his saints.

Psalms 116:16

O Lord, truly I am your servant; I am your servant, the son of her who is your servant; by you have my cords been broken.

Psalms 116:17

I will give an offering of praise to you, and make my prayer in the name of the Lord.

Psalms 116:18

I will make the offerings of my oath, even before all his people;

Psalms 116:19

In the Lord's house, even in Jerusalem. Praise be to the Lord.